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Dump Truck Operator Jobs Mackay
CAT 789, 793, 797, Komatsu 830E, 930E, 960E, Liebherr.
Global Product Search (GPS) is an established company that specialises in the supply of labour resources, recruitment services, mining supplies, tooling hire and simulator training to various markets throughout Australia.
Reporting to the production superintendent, you will be responsible for the safe operations of heavy earthmoving equipment in a production mining environment in the Rolleston/Springsure region.
- Haul Truck Operators will require a minimum of 1 years’ experience on Caterpillar 789 / 793 / 797, Komatsu 830E / 930E / 960E, Liebherr T262 / T282 Dump Trucks (or equivalent models)
Applications should include the following documentation:
- Machinery Evidence (SSE signed transcripts)
- Coal Board Medical (or willing to obtain)
- Standard 11 Induction Training Induction (or willing to obtain)
- Current Drivers Licence
- Certificate or Passport
These roles offer the following benefits including:
- 7:7 Roster (Wednesday to Tuesday)
- 12.5hr shifts – Overtime available
- Villa style accommodation provided
- Drive in, drive out (3.5hrs from Rockhampton)
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Caterpillar Haul truck 793
The 793F has a load cpacityof 226.8 ton (US) and a top speed of 60 kilometres an hour. It's a turbocharged air-to-air aftercooled diesel engine that has enhanced power management capability for maximum hauling performance. The C175-16 is a 16-cylinder, four-stroke design that uses long, effective power strokes for optimum efficiency.
The 793F, is an autonomous-driven truck. Over 100 793F trucks are now operating via Command for hauling, the Cat autonomous truck operations system, which is a part of Cat MineStar™
Read more about the CAT 793 automomous mining dump truck on our website.
Caterpillar Haul truck 789
The Caterpillar 789 dump truck is typically used in open pit mining. The 789 has a capacity of 177 tonnes, and its engine can produce 1770 horsepower.
There are hundreds of CAT 789 dump trucks on various mine sites in Australia; working hard in open-cut coal mines as well as hauling raw iron ore dirt across the open, dusty mine sites of Western Australia.
Read more about the CAT 789 mining dump truck on our website.
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website